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To Realise One’s Nature

Wanda Smit explains the significance of astrological psychology for her own path of personal growth and development, in this extract from the introduction to her ebook One Cosmic Day. “We are all deprived; we are all disappointed; and therefore we are all, in some sense, idealists. The need to link the real and the ideal

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Conjunction or Blog

We have a new editor of the APA members’ magazine Conjunction, Caroline Adlestone. Articles for consideration for Conjunction should be emailed to Caroline at conjunction@astrologicalpsychology.org. Pieces for the APA blog should be emailed to Barry as webmaster at webmaster@astrologicalpsychology.org. How should you decide which is which? The blog is basically for shorter pieces that are

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Meetings with Amazing People

Packed with so many good things to savour, I enjoyed and relished this newly-published book Meetings with Amazing People by Will Parfitt. Will has a long association with APA and his 2003 book, Psychosynthesis: The Elements and Beyond, is recommended reading for those studying our published Diploma Course in Astrological Psychology. Will has packed his

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Theresa May

It’s impossible to find the birth time of the inscrutable Mrs May, so her chart is set up for noon. Don’t expect this time to be correct; all that can be done is to take a look at what is there using the noon chart and make some comments. I’ve been observing our Prime Minister

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Foundation Astrology

Most readers will be aware that the APA Diploma Course material is now generally available as the book Astrological Psychology: The Huber Method. Due to demand, we have also made generally available the Foundation Course material, this time as a pdf ebook which can be downloaded and printed. Foundation Astrology gives a basic grounding in

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Deities Wanted!

As Pluto continues its scourging journey through Capricorn, there is currently no let up in the number disturbing of global events. Wondering if we badly need some help and support right now, I spotted these ads. in the Situations Vacant column as I was browsing through my latest copy of The Cosmic Herald (pub. Intergalactic

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Colette. The Venus of the Belle Époque.

Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette, known as Colette because she insisted, in her teens already, on being called by her last name – a European practice normally extended only to boys – is best known as the creator of Gigi, a novel that was turned into a very successful film. Before Gigi, she wrote a series of voluptuous novels

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Astrological Psychology: The Huber Method (2017)

APA tutor Trish Crawford reviews the new book of the above title, recently published by the publisher HopeWell. This new book is designed to provide an alternative method of studying astrological psychology to the Diploma Course in Astrological Psychology, and is very closely based upon it. It is divided into eight chapters, each one covering

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Study Astrological Psychology

In a previous post we clarified that our long-running Foundation and Diploma courses are at the end of their natural life, and we were not accepting new enrolments after end December 2016. We also stated that new books will be made available to provide an alternative approach to study. The new book Astrological Psychology: The

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Some thoughts on the House Chart

Some time ago I was thinking about the House Chart and its significance, and came up with the following ideas and thoughts, which I share with you here. Bear in mind that these are my ideas, and my take on the subject, but in the spirit of Bruno Huber’s continual encouragement to keep researching and

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George Michael. A Cowboy and an Angel

Although George Michael was seen as a poised, clever sex symbol, he had strong principles. He firmly believed in giving what he got. In April 2014, he told fans he’d been watching his 2011 tour video: “I saw the luckiest man on earth. So much love given to one man,” he wrote. “…I love you.”

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2017 and the echoes of 1933

We live in interesting times, as the saying goes. Anyone paying attention to the on-going parade of changing world events in 2016 will be wondering “what next?” What in heaven’s name is coming up in 2017? More change? Less upheaval? More of the same but at another turn of the spiral? Here’s the chart for

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Marcel Proust. Remembrance of Things Planetary

The upside down Kite figure in the chart looks more like a sailing ship with the Saturn/North Node opposition forming its mast. The Small Talent Triangle is the ship and the Large Talent Triangle the sails. But the inner resources from all the blue aspects didn’t make writing plain sailing for Marcel Proust, one of

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Changing delivery of APA courses

Trustees’ Notice It is with much regret that the APA trustees have concluded that the present method of delivery of the APA Foundation and Diploma courses is not sustainable in the long run. Our organisation is growing older and new energies are not coming forward to sustain the current approach into the future. We will

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Dreams and Age Progression Research

I have been enthusiastic about aspect pattern astrology but what really struck me was the relationship between the Age Point Progression and developmental crises and opportunities and their correlation with dreams. In my book Dreams and Astrological Psychology I highlighted the fact that at certain points I had significant dreams that corresponded with the Age

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